Linda Barron is co-founder of product development consultancy Barron Gould, based in central London. Linda is a founding partner of the Materials and Design Exchange, part of the Knowledge Transfer Network; the KTN is funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, where Linda is also active as a Project Monitoring Officer. She is an Executive Board Member of the Research and Development Society. Linda graduated from St Martins, University of the Arts London with a 1st class honours degree in fashion design. She designed for luxury brand Missoni in Milan for several years before founding design studio, Barron Gould with partner, John Gould.